Bhagavad Gita - Chapter 3 - Verse 5

na hi kashcit kshanam api jatu tishthaty-akarmakrit
karyate hy-avashah karma sarvah prakriti-jair gunaih

Translation: 

One cannot abstain from activities even for a moment. Indeed, all living beings are forced to engage in activities due to the influence of the modes of material nature.

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Commentary: 
The purpose of Bhagavad-gita is to elevate one beyond the bodily concept of life to the plane of consciousness or understanding the nature of the self. Shri Krishna has already established this in the Second Chapter, but it appears that Arjuna finds some contradiction in what Krishna has said. Arjuna asks Krishna to further explain wisdom and action so that he may follow the proper path. This confusion is common amongst novices – should one be a philosopher who is indifferent to the affairs of the material world, or should one engage in one’s prescribed duties? ...continue reading »

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